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Scythe S-FLEX SFF21D 120mm Case Fan
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  • Owned For: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggs Quiet as can be and lasts forever 06/13/2015

This review is from: Scythe S-FLEX SFF21D 120mm Case Fan

Pros: I ordered 3 of these in august of 2010. I've used them in several builds, transferring them from one case to another. Almost 5 years later, they are now silently cooling my htpc in an antec isk-600m case.

Thanks to the low rpm's, they are dead silent. So long as you have a good air flow strategy for your build, these will push enough air to keep you happy with your thermals.

Cons: They are pricey (but worth it).

They may not fit your needs if you are in a situation where pushing lots of air is more important than the noise levels.

Other Thoughts: If you are purchasing several of these and plan to use a fan controller, be aware that these fans already run at very low rpm's. Turning down those rpm's with a controller can actually cause the fan to stop. I have noticed this behavior with 2 different fan controllers. The same may be possible using pwm controls through the bios, but I have never turned them below 100%, so I can't say for sure.

But really, they are so quiet, turning the rpm down is rather pointless.

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TOSHIBA DT01ACA200 2TB 64MB Cache SATA 3 (6.0 Gb/S) 3.5
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  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: Does what I want it to do. I'm using it as a media storage drive and have had no problems after several months of use.

Cons: Depending on what you are using it for, it may be somewhat slow.

Other Thoughts: Do yourself a favor and know what you intend to use a drive for before purchasing. I use this as media storage drive, so it doesn't get accessed continuously, therefore the somewhat slow speeds and the noise of a mechanical drive are not factors. If this was an OS drive, I would look elsewhere.

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SilverStone Precision Series PS10B Black High-strength plastic front panel, steel body ATX Mid Tower Computer Case with Foam Padded Side Panel - Retail
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  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: Aesthetically pleasing, IMO. The inner layout is very nice and the cable management holes are well thought out. Has dust filters on the top, bottom, and front (one small one on each side). I also like the placement of the front buttons and ports.

The only sounds I can hear coming from the case are the sounds of the mechanical hard disks when they are working hard. I have added three fans to the one included, plus an aftermarket cpu cooler, and I can't hear any of them. How much of this is due to the foam padding on the side panels, I have no idea.

The case is incredibly light. Even after it is filled with components.

The hinged door on the back is for allowing access to screw in components to the expansion slots. It is a nice addition.

Cons: The side panels are heavy, rigid, and well constructed. Every other piece of metal in this case is a flimsy pile of stink. The motherboard tray, the hard drive cages, and the fan mounting areas all flex horribly when any pressure is applied to them.

The pci slot punch outs are not replaceable.

I am not a fan of the toolless option for optical drives. You are kind of hunting in the dark to line them up properly because of the way they are designed.

I have a feeling that some people are going to throw a fit over the fact that the top dust filter is attached to the case with magnets. Personally, I have no problem with it, but I know lots of people that go ballistic when any kind of magnetic object gets near their computer.

Other Thoughts: With higher quality materials, this could have been an incredible case. I really like the design and some of the features. It is very flexible in terms of cooling, and keeps things pretty quiet. If only they hadn't been so cheap with the interior metals.

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Date Joined: 05/07/05

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  • Last Review: 06/13/15
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